California Roots officially released their full artist lineup this morning for The 8th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival which, takes place at the historic Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 26-28, 2017.
With artist like Nas, Dirty Heads, SOJA, Iration, Stick Figure, Jurassic 5 announced back in december. this mornings final artist reveal completed the lineup, with recent GRAMMY nominated Rebelution, Thievery Corporation, Matisyahu, and Collie Buddz. Melding well into the environmentally conscious and sustainable nature of the festival is Rising Appalachia, who recently announced “The Slow Music Movement” designed to “to create and promote sustainable touring practices across the board.” Rebelution frontman Eric Rachmany will have a busy weekend, as he will also be teaming up with Amp Live showcasing their Unified Highwayproject. Zach Deputy will also be adding his far-reaching talents and live looping abilities. Representing reggae on the east coast will be John Brown’s Body and Roots of Creation. Capping off the list is Beebs, LAW Records artist Darenots, LA-based Tyrone’s Jacket, and the Skank Roots Project, founded by DJ Skanks and Tribal Seeds’ E.N Young.
Three (3) day general advance tickets are currently on sale at http://
“This past year has seen tremendous growth in our roots music scene, and we are proud that 2017’s lineup includes recent GRAMMY nominees Rebelution and SOJA. Showcasing hip hop icons like Nas and Jurassic 5, alongside the global electronic acts Thievery Corporation and Rising Appalachia takes our programming to a whole new level. With more art and announcements on the festival experience coming, we plan to embody the Monterey Pop Festival spirit as it celebrates its 50th anniversary,” states festival CoProducer Dan Sheehan.
The 8th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival
Dates: Friday, May 26, 2017 – Sunday May 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm PDT
Venue: Monterey County Fair and Event Center
Address: 2004 Fairground Road, Monterey, CA 93940
Admission: Varies (Purchase Link: http://
Age restrictions: All Ages
Full Lineup: http://lineup.